May 2023 Newsletter

Programs & Events

Children's Craft: Origami

Wednesday - May 10, 2023

3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Children, ages 6 -12, join us for a fun afternoon of paper folding! Try making all different animals, shapes, and more with origami. We'll provide the paper and the instructions, you bring your imagination and creativity!

No registration is required.

Questions? email [email protected]

Polish Heroes in World History

Monday - May 15, 2023

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Through various fun educational activities, children will get to know Polish heroes who changed our world history and contributed to scientific progress. Open to grades 1 - 3, and hosted by Saint Stanislaus Kostka Polish School, children will enjoy arts and crafts, coloring activities, readings, presentations, and discussions. 

For more information please email [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE: This event will be presented in English.

Music With Miss Nita

Wednesday - May 17, 2023

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM

Join us to shake, wiggle, sing, and dance! This program is for babies and toddlers, ages 0 - 5, accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and space is limited so sign up today for singing, dancing, and more with Miss Nita!

Click here to register.

Questions? email [email protected]

Adult Craft: String Art

Thursday - May 18, 2023

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Get crafty and relax with string art! Join us for a fun evening of DIY art-making at the Wallington Public Library. No experience necessary!

Registration is required and space is limited. Click here to register.

Questions? email [email protected]

Reading to Rosie

Friday - May 19, 2023

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Children of all ages are invited to join in the fun at the library by reading a book to Rosie our fun loving therapy dog. Pick out your favorite book to read to Rosie or find a new book to try out together!

Heads up! Rosie gives kisses and loves belly rubs! See you all soon!

Questions? Email [email protected]

Watercolor Flowers

Friday - May 19, 2023

7:15 PM to 8:15 PM

Adults of all ages, join us for a relaxing evening of watercolor painting. Held at the Wallington Civic Center (24 Union Blvd), and led by local art instructor, Aeri Graham, this BYOD* event will be lots of fun!

Click here to register.

Questions? Please email [email protected]

*No alcohol permitted.

Monday Afternoon Book Club

May 22, 2023

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For the month of May we'll be reading Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand. Join us for a great discussion! 

Copies of the book are available for pickup at our circulation desk. Call or email us to reserve a copy today!

New members are always welcome!

Interested? For questions or to register please email [email protected].

Polish Book Club

Wednesday - May 24, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For the month of May the Polish Book Club will be reading Valerie Perrin's Fresh Water for Flowers. The discussion will be hosted at the Wallington Civic Center located at 24 Union Blvd.

Contact Beata at 201-575-6718 for more information.

Yoga Time Children's Program

Thursday - May 25, 2023

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Children, ages 6-12, join us for some yoga fun and let's learn some moves together. Please be sure to bring a yoga mat or towel with you and water bottle to stay hydrated!

Registration is required and space is limited. Click here to register.

Questions? Email [email protected]

Thursday Evening Book Club

May 25, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For the month of May we will be reading Trevor Noah's Memoir, Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. Join us for a great discussion and some refreshments! Books are available at the Library for pickup. We also recommend listening to the book via audiobook! Trevor Noah narrates it himself and also voices his other characters, so consider giving it a listen for a different experience!

New members are always welcome!

Please register for this event.

Questions? email [email protected]


Take Home

Craft Kits

A new craft the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month!!

Be sure to stop by on May 5th and May 19th for this month's crafts!

Our Holiday Schedule:


Saturday - May 27, 2023

Sunday - May 28, 2023

Monday - May 29, 2023

Check Out Some New Releases Hitting Shelves in

May and Visit Us to Find Even More!

The Collected Regrets of Clover

by Mikki Brammer

Release Date: 5/09/2023

Genre: Contemporary

Age: Adult

Summer Reading

by Jenn McKinlay

Release Date: 5/16/2023

Genre: Romance

Age: Adult


by T.J. Newman

Release Date: 5/30/2023

Genre: Thriller

Age: Adult

Rubi Ramos's Recipe for Success

by Jessica Parra

Release Date: 5/16/2023

Genre: Realistic

Age: Teen

The One and Only Ruby

by Katherine Applegate

Release Date: 5/2/2023

Genre: Animals

Age: Middle Grade

Hot Dog

by Kwame Alexander

Release Date: 5/24/2022

Genre: Caldecott Winner!

Age: Children

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